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Cirstea, Lepchenko reach quarter-finals at Stanford

Cirstea, Lepchenko reach quarter-finals at Stanford

Cirstea will meed unseeded Govortsova in the quarters, while Lepchenko faces either Radwanksa or Schiavone.

Stanford: Fifth-seeded Sorana Cirstea beat American Coco Vandeweghe 6-3, 6-3 on Wednesday in the second round of the Bank of the West Classic. Vandeweghe, who reached the final last year, went through qualifying to gain a spot in the main draw.

The 32nd-ranked Cirstea, Romania's second-ranked player, reached the semi-finals last year. She'll meet unseeded Olga Govortsova in the quarter-final. Govortsova upset second-seeded Samantha Stosur.

No. 6 Varvara Lepchenko also advanced with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Austria's Tamira Paszek. The 40th-ranked Lepchenko reached her second quarterfinal of the season. The American will face the winner of late match between top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska and Francesca Schiavone.